• Planning Guides: DCist’s This Week in Jazz. DC Music Download’s Weekend Hits.
• The Washington CityPaper’s Mike Paarlberg remembers Marvin Hamlisch.
• Jonathan L Fischer’s Recommended Listening: Exotic Fever Records‘ compilation to benefit DASH (The District Alliance for Safe Housing) [Washington CityPaper].
• Have you ever wondered what the staff of Brightest Young Things wear to work? We certainly didn’t, but Washingtonian did a feature on BYT’s wardrobe. (Slow news day!).
• Interview: Mike Shomaker talked to Yellowcard [DC Music Live].
• CD Review: Stagnant Pools, Temporary Room. Reviewed by ChunkyGlasses.com.
• Interview: Local metal blogger Metallomusikum talked to the creators of the Stoner Hands of Doom Festival, which takes place in New London, CT, over Labor Day weekend.
• Hometown Sounds DC’s local music video of the day is the Sweater Set, “Call Me Maybe”.
• Apparently no DCist music video of the day….
• Stephen Bradley on the Promise Ring at the 9:30 Club [Washington Times].
• Brian Ossip on Sonic Nights and the Crème at Axum Lounge, 8/4/12 [DC Music Live].
• Denise A Levien on the NSO‘s performance of West Side Story at Wolf Trap [the Rogers Revue].
• Denise A Levien on Idina Menzel with the NSO at Wolf Trap [the Rogers Revue].
• ShowlistDC (that’s us!) is giving away a pair of tickets to see Lyle Lovett at Wolf Trap on 8/14 (contest ends today at 5 PM).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Civil Twilight‘s Holy Weather on vinyl (contest ends Friday, 8/10).
• The Vinyl District is giving away tickets to Aerosmith and Cheap Trick at Jiffy Lube Live, 8/12/12 (contest ends Friday 8/10 at noon).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see Gotye at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 9/30 (no indication of when this contest ends).